[CQ-Contest] Room Reservation info for Dayton 2015 at the Crowne Plaza hotel in downtown Dayton

Pete Smith N4ZR n4zr at contesting.com
Sat Aug 2 07:11:26 EDT 2014

Thanks to everyone who responded to my query yesterday.

To my surprise, though I never received an e-mail, I found out that the 
hotel had enrolled me in the IHG Rewards Club.  When I logged in, it 
showed my reservation, complete with a confirmation number.  Pricing is 
the same as for Tim's group, so I won't need to join the pileup on Monday.

73, Pete N4ZR
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On 8/1/2014 12:59 PM, Tim Duffy K3LR wrote:
> *** Contest University USA 2015 will be held in Dayton - at the Crowne Plaza
> - on Thursday May 14, 2015 ***
> If you stayed at the Crowne Plaza (CP) this past May (Dayton 2014) and you
> filled out a Dayton CP 2015 reservation form (left under your door on
> check-out day) and dropped it off at the registration desk, then you should
> already have an email confirmation (with a confirmation number) from the
> Crowne Plaza for your 2015 reservation. You do not need to call or reconfirm
> on Monday, August 4 if you already have a reservation for 2015 from the
> under the door reservation form.
> If you would like to make a reservation for Dayton 2015 - the remaining
> Crowne Plaza rooms will be available for reservations starting this coming
> Monday, August 4, at 9:00 AM EDT (eastern USA time). I have negotiated the
> base room rate for the Contest Group Code CON at $141.00 per night (single
> King or Double) for 2015. This is a $2.00 increase from the 2014 rate.
> The 2015 Dayton Hamvention week dates are:
> Wednesday May 13, 2015 CTU Registration
> Thursday May 14, 2015 CTU all day and RTTY Contest Dinner
> Friday May 15, 2015 Hamvention, Top Band Dinner + Spurious Emissions Band
> Saturday May 16, 2015 Hamvention and Contest Dinner
> Sunday May 17, 2015 Hamvention
> The quickest way to get in the Crowne Plaza contest room block is via the
> website below. Starting this coming Monday morning, August 4, 2014 at 9:00
> AM eastern daylight time (1300 GMT) go to:
> http://contesthotel.com
> You must use the Contest Group Code CON when you make your reservation.
> This special Contest Group Code will not work if you try to use it before
> 9:00 AM EDT on August 4, 2014 or after all of the rooms are sold out. Your
> reservation can only be made starting after 9:00 AM EDT on Monday, August 4
> and only with the CON Group Code.
> You may also call the reservation line - use the special CON Group Code -
> after 9:00 AM EDT on Monday August 4, 2014. 1-800-227-6963 or 937-229-9853
> I expect the hotel will sell out very very quickly - so please plan your
> reservation submission accordingly.
> Hope to see you in Dayton 2015!
> 73,
> Tim K3LR
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